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Iwobi, Bassey Help Fulham Defeat Everton To Reach First-Ever Carabao Cup Semi-finals

Iwobi, Bassey Help Fulham Defeat Everton To Reach First-Ever Carabao Cup Semi-finals

Super Eagles stars Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey were in action for Fulham who defeated Everton on penalty shootout to reach a first-ever Carabao Cup semi-finals.

Fulham triumphed 7-6 on penalties after 90 minutes of football ended 1-1.

A Michael Keane one goal on 41 minutes gave Fulham the lead before Beto equalised for Everton on 82 minutes.

The game went straight into penalty shootout and Amadou Onana had the chance to make it 5-3 and win it for Everton after Decordova-Reid’s attempt was saved by Jordan Pickford.

Unfortunately, Onana’s weak effort was saved by former Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno.

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In sudden death Senegal’s Idrissa Gueye’s kick was punched away while Tosin Adarabioyo converted to send Fulham into the last four.

In the other quarter-final, Chelsea also edged Newcastle United on penalty shootout to qualify for the semi-finals.

Callum Wilson put Newcastle ahead in the 16th minute but Mykhailo Mudryk’s 92nd minute goal dragged the game to penalties which Chelsea won 4-2.


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